- For patients and visitors
- Benefits of private health care
Unlock more benefits with your private health insurance at Ballarat
Unlock the benefits
When you choose to use your private health insurance and become a patient at our private hospital you can access:
- minimal waiting times for care
- your doctor of choice
- compassionate private hospital care, close to home.
Minimal waiting times for care
When you need medical or surgical care, you don’t want to wait. Our private hospital offers short waiting periods for surgery or medical care.
This means, when you choose to become a patient at our private hospital, you don’t have to wait for treatment. If your care is not urgent you can choose when to have your treatment at a time that suits your lifestyle.
Your doctor of choice
Your health is your most important asset, so it makes sense that you need to trust the people caring for you.
As a private hospital patient, you can choose your doctor or specialist to suit your needs and preferences.
Some of Australia’s leading and most experienced specialists choose to work at our hospital. You can find a doctor to suit your needs by searching for one of our leading specialists.
Compassionate private care, close to home
Our private hospital is conveniently located close to you, giving you access to a range of services guided by our Values of Hospitality, Compassion, Respect, Justice and Excellence.
Why choose St John of God Ballarat Hospital?
When you choose to receive your care at St John of God Ballarat Hospital, you get access to:
- urgent care at Ballarat’s only private Emergency Department, which also gives you access to our experienced doctors
- high quality food served up to six times a day and also on request.
We offer a range of medical and surgical services, and care provided by many of Ballarat's leading specialists.
Hear from our patients
Our patients regularly tell us why they choose to be cared for at St John of God Ballarat Hospital:
"I could not fault the care that was given to me from when I walked into the hospital….. For what could have been a traumatic experience I was made to feel comfortable from when I walked in the doors to when I left.....Thank you to all involved in my care...keep smiling!!!”
"I didn't think a hospital experience could be good but the room was amazing, the staff were friendly and accepting, and they always somehow made things better without asking than we could've even imagined."
"I would like to say a massive thank you to all the staff at St John of God Ballarat Hospital, I have had nothing but the best love and care for not only me and our new little baby girl, but my whole family when they come to visit. Beautiful place and beautiful people.”
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